A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Course Listing

Summer 2014

Session 1 (May 13-June 21)

ENGL 202A - Literary Voices: Classics Revisited (3, MJ, MN, IS)

The principles of literary interpretation. Topical or thematic study of texts, the reading process, and critical perspectives to develop analytical thinking and appreciation.

Instructor: Susan Bruxvoort Lipscomb

ENGL 202A IS CLOSED

Space still remains for ENGL 202B.



MHS 254 - Music of World Cultures (3, IS)

Survey of Asian, Latin American, African, European music; listening experience, with research and analysis. Introduction to ethnomusicology to broaden student's perspective. Recommended for those interested in mission field or intercultural relations.

MHS 254 IS CLOSED


PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology (3, MJ, IS)

Scientific study of thinking, emotion, and behavior. Surveys theories, issues, and concepts of psychology. May include research participation requirements.

Instructor: Cynthia Symmons

SPAN 101 Spanish Level 1 (3, IS)

Emphasizes the development of communicative competence in Spanish, bringing students to the novice-mid level of oral proficiency. At this level, communicative tasks are specifically  focused on interpersonal and interpretive modes. Additional activities develop awareness and appreciation of the variety of cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

Instructor: Marlene Collins-Blair 

Session 2 (June 23-August 1)

BIBL 101 Biblical Literature (4, IS)

Survey of the types of literature found in the Bible. Considers the origin of the biblical texts and canon; basic issues of interpretation (hermeneutics); and an outline of the history of Israel and of the New Testament church as a backdrop for the message. Literary, historical, and theological aspects of selected texts will be explored. This is a prerequisite for all Bible courses and THEL 209.

Instructor: Scott McClelland 

BIOL 295 ST - Medical Terminology (2, MJ, MN)

This course provides the opportunity to learn and recognize word roots, prefixes, and suffixes used in current medical professions.  The meaningful combination of words (to describe and understand medical conditions) will be emphasized.  Medical terms related to all major body systems will be reviewed. This course is often required for students pursuing careers in numerous health professions, including physician assistant, physical therapy, and nursing, and may be of interest to students in other pre-health tracks (pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-optometry).

Instructor: Jamie Potter

ENGL 202B - Literary Voices: The Four Loves (3, MJ, MN, IS)

The principles of literary interpretation. Topical or thematic study of texts, the reading process, and critical perspectives to develop analytical thinking and appreciation.

Instructor: James Wardwell

MATH 131 Principles of Statistics (3, IS)

This course introduces students to basic concepts and applications of probability theory and statistics. Students will learn how to collect, describe, understand, use, and interpret data in meaningful ways. Topics will include sampling procedure & bias, summary statistics, graphical displays, probability and probability distributions, statistical inference, correlation and linear regression. (NOTE: This course does not satisfy requirements of any Houghton College major, but does satisfy the Math portion of the Houghton College Integrative Studies requirements.

Instructor: Jun-Koo Park 

PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology (3, MJ, IS)

Scientific study of thinking, emotion, and behavior. Surveys theories, issues, and concepts of psychology. May include research participation requirements.

Instructor: Paul Young 

WRIT 101 Writing in the Liberal Arts (3, IS)

Theme based seminar course in close reading, critical thinking, and the process of engaged writing. Techniques of expression, analysis and response.

Instructor: Laurie Dashnau 

Note 1: credit hours are in parentheses.
Note 2:  a course may have prerequisites that need to be fulfilled before enrollment. Please check the college catalog.